Merrill Lynch has announced 11 new appointments to its Pacific Rim equity sales teams in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia.
In equity sales, the firm has made three new appointments. Vivienne Cheng joins from JPMorgan and will be based in Hong Kong. She joins as a director.
In Japan, the firm has hired Yukio Uchida as a director in the domestic equity sales group. She joins from HSBC.
Also in Japan, Shigeru Takano joins as a vice president in the domestic equity sales group. He comes from Goldman Sachs.
In hedge funds, convertibles and derivatives sales, Merrill has made four hires, three of which are...